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For the miniboss in Dragon Quest V, see Living Statue.

The Living Statue (originally Stone Hulk, StoneMan / Stone Man in the GBC translations) is a recurring enemy in the Dragon Quest series. Introduced in Dragon Quest III, it is a stone figure reminiscent of a marble sculpture that was brought to life.


A Living Statue is a large, dynamically posed sculpture that can easily be passed off as a mere statue if not for its glowing eyes. Despite being endowed with life, Living Statues rarely move and actually appear to struggle when they do so, their movements often jerky, sudden, and barely different from their idle pose. This apparent difficulty is even reflected in their speech as they tend to get caught up momentarily mid-sentence, often at an awkward point in the middle of a word.

Difficulty in movement does not hamper a Living Statue's strength, however: their heavy bodies enable them to attack hard and stand up to a fair amount of punishment before they crumble.


Dragon Quest III

Dragon Quest VI

#146 - Living Statue
HP MP Experience Gold
360 0 554 108
Attack Defense Speed
220 170 72
Dropped Item Seed of strength
Bestiary # 146
Game Dragon Quest VI
Console DS

Dragon Quest VIII

#159 - Living Statue
File:Living statue.png
HP MP Experience Gold
266 0 306 90
Attack Defense Speed
188 162 80
Dropped Item Stone hardhat (common)
Ruby of protection (rare)
Locations Rydon's Tower
Skills Wind Sickles
Family Material
Bestiary # 159
Game Dragon Quest VIII
Console PS2
Description Originally created by a renowned Arcadian sculptor, these statues were so exquisite that they took on lives of their own.

Dragon Quest IX

Dragon Quest Monsters

Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

The living statue is a Rank A material monster in Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2. One can be synthesized by mixing a gold golem and a mimic.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional

Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime

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